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He was replaced by Mike McMahon, a sober-minded city councilman with deep roots in Democratic politics in the city.
Even Rand Paul has carefully repositioned himself as a sober-minded U.S. Senator, distancing himself from paranoia and bigotry.
On this day he actually had the look of a reliable, responsible, sober-minded man.
The sober-minded English people were quite as much impressed.
It was a serious, sober-minded England in which the youth Dryden found himself.Palamon and Arcite|John Dryden
There is much to shock the sober-minded as there is in Paris, but the sober-minded should not go to Trouville.In Vanity Fair|Eleanor Hoyt Brainerd
But even a sober-minded individual could not always steer himself so as to escape an adventure.The Guerilla Chief|Mayne Reid
Fine privileges, if honest, sober-minded Christians are to learn the way to Heaven from heathens and idolaters.The Mystery of a Turkish Bath|E.M. Gollan (AKA Rita)